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    Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    As of 3:19 PM Saturday

    Sources to the Enlightened Spartan website are stating that Texas is mulling an olive branch from the Big Ten and that the UT-Oklahoma link is solid. Texas A&M Also may follow suit and join the Big Ten. This is also being reported over at KCTV-5, though that station has OU heading to the SEC. But Texas is the Big Enchilada, and its regents will decide on Tuesday to accept an invitation to the Pac 10, apply to the Big Ten, or remain in the Big 12.

    According to the sources, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delaney has been given the go-ahead to make contacts and gestures on behalf of Big Ten presidents, led by Big Ten Presidential Committee chair, MSU president Lou Anna Simon. These are no formal agreements... but rather setting the stage for adept, and quick formal negotiations.

    My oh my how it gets interesting and more interesting. A Texas/Oklahoma/Nebraska addition to the Big Ten would be major shift and domination among one conference in NCAA athletics, particularly in football. it may be worthy of 2 automatic BCS bids.

    If this is the case, don't be surprised to see Kansas/Kansas State/Missouri/Iowa State head to the Mountain West.
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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Quote Originally Posted by IAm4State View Post
    As of 3:19 PM Saturday

    Sources to the Enlightened Spartan website are stating that Texas is mulling an olive branch from the Big Ten and that the UT-Oklahoma link is solid. Texas A&M Also may follow suit and join the Big Ten. This is also being reported over at KCTV-5, though that station has OU heading to the SEC. But Texas is the Big Enchilada, and its regents will decide on Tuesday to accept an invitation to the Pac 10, apply to the Big Ten, or remain in the Big 12.

    According to the sources, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delaney has been given the go-ahead to make contacts and gestures on behalf of Big Ten presidents, led by Big Ten Presidential Committee chair, MSU president Lou Anna Simon. These are no formal agreements... but rather setting the stage for adept, and quick formal negotiations.

    My oh my how it gets interesting and more interesting. A Texas/Oklahoma/Nebraska addition to the Big Ten would be major shift and domination among one conference in NCAA athletics, particularly in football. it may be worthy of 2 automatic BCS bids.

    If this is the case, don't be surprised to see Kansas/Kansas State/Missouri/Iowa State head to the Mountain West.
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    One things for sure in all of this "speculation"...We know nothing.
    Why the heck would we go to the Mountain West when that scenario pretty much stabilizes the Big East - aka the Big 10 won't be looking to pick off teams?

    Seriously, it's as if the media doesn't even want to consider Big 12 teams to the Big East as a possibility...


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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Why the heck would we go to the Mountain West when that scenario pretty much stabilizes the Big East - aka the Big 10 won't be looking to pick off teams?

    Seriously, it's as if the media doesn't even want to consider Big 12 teams to the Big East as a possibility...
    Exactly. This would make the big east more attractive, imho. Also, if texas\ou were going big 10, you would have to think that Utah would be going to the Pac-10, making the MWC even weaker, and a worse choice.



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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Oklahoma to the Big Ten is a complete non-starter. They are not a member of the AAU (Association of American Universities).



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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    A source very close to the situation just told me that ISU, KSU, Kansas, and Baylor are on the verge of signing with the Mid-American Conference



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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Quote Originally Posted by IowaStateClones View Post
    A source very close to the situation just told me that ISU, KSU, Kansas, and Baylor are on the verge of signing with the Mid-American Conference
    Hopefully your source was sauced.


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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Quote Originally Posted by IowaStateClones View Post
    A source very close to the situation just told me that ISU, KSU, Kansas, and Baylor are on the verge of signing with the Mid-American Conference
    I'm hoping you forgot this



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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Quote Originally Posted by IowaStateClones View Post
    A source very close to the situation just told me that ISU, KSU, Kansas, and Baylor are on the verge of signing with the Mid-American Conference
    Lol, why do some people even post? Even when it's a joke, what good does this post do?



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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    Lol, why do some people even post? Even when it's a joke, what good does this post do?
    They have nothing else to do and want to try and sound smart.



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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    KCTV was reporting this? There's not one article on their website that mentions Texas and OU going to the Big Ten other than an article about the Ohio State e-mail with Jim Delaney and that's old news.

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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Come on guys, with the number of posts, join date and topic, this has troll written all over it. Its a hawk trying to get a laugh.



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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Wow, nobody else is seeing these guys as hawkeye trolls? Really??



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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Quote Originally Posted by Thompsonclone21 View Post
    They have nothing else to do and want to try and sound smart.
    I figured that I didn't need to put . I thought most people would be smart enough to understand that it was a joke . With all of these new topics being started throwing random facts out it's getting kind of crazy around here so I thought I would just add to the madness and add my own random fact.

    Sorry to all who couldn't spot the sarcasm. Next time I just wont let you kbw what my inside sources tell me.(hint: sarcasm).



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    Re: Texas, Oklahoma to Big Ten? aka ISU to MWC

    Quote Originally Posted by IowaStateClones View Post
    I figured that I didn't need to put . I thought most people would be smart enough to understand that it was a joke . With all of these new topics being started throwing random facts out it's getting kind of crazy around here so I thought I would just add to the madness and add my own random fact.

    Sorry to all who couldn't spot the sarcasm. Next time I just wont let you kbw what my inside sources tell me.(hint: sarcasm).
    Figured it was a joke but was just checking. Because I mean we are Iowa State and ending up in the MAC would not surprise me.



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